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Suburban Chicago School District: Attention2Attendance Is “Extremely Promising”

“I think having attendance as one of the key metrics says a lot about both Harper’s and our values,” says Harris, adding “and about why Attention2Attendance is so important to our schools.”

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Long rated by test scores, schools may soon be judged on student absenteeism too

Of the dozen states that have laid out their plans for holding schools accountable under the new federal law known as the Every Student Succeeds Act, 10 are aiming to use chronic absenteeism as a factor in identifying their best and worst schools. So is the District of Columbia.

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Which School Quality Factors Are States Including in Their ESSA Plans?

One of the parts of the Every Student Succeeds Act that excited educators the most was the chance to look beyond test scores in gauging school performance, to factors like absenteeism, access to advanced coursework, and even grit.

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National Conference on School Discipline 2017

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